This course examines the major causes of morbidity and mortality facing state and community populations. Intervention with communities through prevention and health education/counseling are explored.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon course completion, students are expected to be able to:
- Identify and examine the etiologies of the major medical/socioeconomic health problems associated with adult health in the U.S.
- Apply a systematic evidence-based approach to plan, deliver, and evaluate quality care.
- Discover, through community assessment, the characteristics of a local community.
- Plan for patient education with diverse populations to promote health, prevent disease, and reduce risk.
- Analyze the effectiveness of patient education teaching plan designed for a specific family or population group.